This might be better posted in another forum. Not sure.
Some sort of animal is eating through the sides of the flowers on both my crook neck, and zucchini squash. They are targeting only the flowers that produce the pollen. If they eat through a female flower it is left alone. I didn't get any pictures when they were fresh, and now the damage has dried up. (it's been warm here)
I'll be spraying bt tomorrow morning, but I'd rather not spray anything that would kill my lady bugs or the praying mantises that call my yard home.
I read about cucumber beetles eating pollen and flowers. I guess there are spotted ones and striped ones. I haven't seen any of them yet, but it's not happening as much lately. I'm still keeping my eyes peeled.